today is Oct 06, 2022

Sometimes you see a video that’s so jaw dropping, you just have to sit and process for a minute once you finish it. That’s what I had to do after seeing this intense fight between a mother bear protecting her cub and a male attackers.

Uploaded to twitter by Spanish wildlife officials, the video shows a fight taking place in Castile and Leon, Spain. The male, who is estimated to have weighted around 500 pounds, perished in the fall, but the mother bear and her cub did reportedly survive. According to the New York Post, authorities found the mother in a cave nearby, leaving her and her cub food and water for the recovery.

This stuff is straight out of a movie. I don’t think I’ve even ever seen full blown nature documentaries catch action like this. As a warning, this video could be disturbing to some, so if you’re naturally queazy, I would avoid pressing play.

Gracias a los autores del vídeo, Claudio Sordo Velasco y Carmen Ortega Fernández, que han autorizado su difusión a @jcyl a través de la cuenta oficial @naturalezacyl, podemos observar cómo tuvo lugar la pelea entre un oso macho y una hembra que protegía a su cría 🐻

— Naturaleza Castilla y León (@naturalezacyl) June 7, 2022

Image Credit: Naturaleza Castilla y León on Twitter